I’ve got 9 Keto Mexican recipes for you, in honor of clean comedy 🙂
I love the comedian Jim Gaffigan – he’s mostly clean and I know he’ll be funny and safer for Danger to hear (if she’s in the room) than most other comedians.
I especially love his bit (and I’m dating myself) about Mexican food. No matter what the food is, it’s always a tortilla, meat, and cheese. He’s not too far off! (It’s much funnier when he says it)
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Are There Any Friendly to Keto Mexican Recipes?
You betcha! With a few modifications, you can keto just about any Mexican recipe.
The biggest thing to remember with Mexican food is to skip the tortilla (or use a low carb one) and skip the chips and pass on the beans and rice too.
If you’re at a restaurant, remember that sometimes flour is added to queso as well. Be sure to ask!
One of the best dishes to get at a restaurant are the fajitas – you can just pass the tortillas and get extra vegetables, sour cream (not low fat!), and guacamole. And if you’re looking to make guac at home I’ve got awesome Keto guacamole recipes too!
Stick with grilled meats, vegetables, sour cream, and guacamole – with those basics you’ll be fine.
I’ve been known to make an enchilada casserole with no tortillas at all, and sour cream and cheese-based sauce. I cut low carb tortillas in 8 triangles and toast them so I get a little crunch. I’ll have to make it one day for y’all.
Speaking of enchiladas – here is a breakfast enchilada recipe from Keto Connect: my only comment is that’s a beautiful wooden salad bowl!
Tips to Make Keto Mexican Recipes
Most standard Mexican recipes can be turned into Keto Mexican recipes simply by deconstruction.
That’s as easy as swapping the flour tortillas for ones that fit your plan, making sure the rest of your ingredients are plan-friendly, and making your dish a casserole. Another plus – easy to make-ahead for a quick supper!
Guacamole is your best buddy when you’re cooking for Cinco de Mayo – and don’t forget the fajitas without tortillas (or go for some on-plan ones or use lettuce leaves as bowls). You’ll never miss them if you pile on the guac.
Make Pico de Gallo for a fresh, bright kick to your meals.
Not on Keto?
Most of these recipes will fit into a low-glycemic lifestyle or a THM-S setting. As always, with THM, ingredients trump macros or consider it a personal choice.
More Keto Mexican Recipes!
There you have it! Enough awesome Keto Mexican recipes to keep you going without going out and having the chip temptation. Are there any more you’d like to see?
Don’t forget to check out our Keto Guacamole Recipes!
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